Definition of 'shut'
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Yet he will only think about shutting up shop in the final ten minutes tonight. The Sun (2016)Restaurants and bars shut earlier than normal. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They will shut for about eight weeks. The Sun (2014)You could jump a house on him with your eyes shut. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004) Just shut your eyes and listen closely. WALKING THE BIBLE (2001)Then ice on the runway forced it to shut again. The Sun (2010)The doors to the hall were locked shut. The Passion of Michel Foucault (1993)Signs around the hotel warn of the importance of keeping windows and doors shut. The Sun (2010)The situation would be different if you had to shut your business because of storm damage. Times, Sunday Times (2013) We shut the doors so they could have a quiet moment. The Sun (2016)She simply wants your ear attentive and your mouth shut. Christianity Today (2000)Those doors were shut a long time ago. The Sun (2015)We went into his inner office and shut the door. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Now shut it and try to make the same noise. The Sun (2011)She wrenched it open and shut it behind her. The Glasgow Girls (1994)We are not coming here to shut up shop. The Sun (2008)Now licence chiefs may shut the bar. The Sun (2011)Talk about shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted. The Sun (2013) Shut your eyes and relax for a minute. BE YOUR BEST: How Anyone can become Fit, Healthy and Confident (2002)It might be better if he just shut up a bit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So you will then have to get out and shut it again. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The door was shut and locked once more. A Plague of Angels (1993)Residents are being advised to keep their windows shut. The Sun (2015)We slam the door, shutting the room off from the rest of the house. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Trends of 'shut'
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Translations for 'shut'
British English: shut /ʃʌt/ VERB
If you shut something such as a door or if it shuts, it moves so that it fills a hole or a space.
Please shut the gate.
- American English: shut
- Arabic: يُغْلِقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: fechar
- Chinese: 关闭
- Croatian: zatvoriti
- Czech: zavřít
- Danish: lukke
- Dutch: sluiten
- European Spanish: cerrar
- Finnish: sulkea
- French: fermer
- German: schließen
- Greek: κλείνω
- Italian: chiudere
- Japanese: 閉める
- Korean: (...을) 닫다
- Norwegian: stenge
- Polish: zamknąć
- European Portuguese: fechar
- Romanian: a închide
- Russian: закрывать
- Spanish: cerrar
- Swedish: stänga
- Thai: ปิด
- Turkish: kapatmak
- Ukrainian: закривати
- Vietnamese: đóng
Definition of shut from the Collins English Dictionary
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